Category Archives: Economic development
In light of the Census Bureau’s recent report on the state of poverty in America– and the fact that older women experience poverty at nearly twice the rates of older men– we want to share a video about the realities … Continue reading
The latest report from the US Census Bureau investigates trends in poverty across the US.
Is America a meritocracy? A new study from Brookings suggests that class mobility doesn’t always have much to do with skills, intelligence, or talent.
It’s one of the greatest conundrums of our times– How can we shrink economic inequality? john powell of UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society shares his insights.
This Labor Day, we’re reflecting on history of a fair wage.
How can solar power serve marginalized communities?
Praxia Partners’ founder, Joe Recchie, and Peter Hammer, director of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University, recently published an op-ed about an innovative idea to strengthen Detroit: privatize its powerful water and sewer department.
Last week, we shared Praxia Partners’ Joe Recchie’s innovative plan for Detroit’s water and sewer system: transfer ownership to an entity that benefits the city.
While Detroit struggles with the effects of its bankruptcy, leading thinkers gathered at Wayne State University to discuss solutions. The conference, Detroit Bankruptcy & Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities, was held last week, and Praxia Partners’ founder and … Continue reading
Praxia Partners’ founder Joe Recchie was invited to present at the upcoming Detroit Bankruptcy and Beyond: Organizing for Change in Distressed Cities conference. He’ll join experts, policymakers, community organizers, and researchers from across the nation to look at the fiscal health of modern American cities.